Procedure

  1. Place the computer on a clean, flat surface or soft cloth.
  2. Shut down the computer and wait thirty minutes before continuing.
  3. Disconnect the power cord and any other cables connected to the computer.
  4. Close the computer, turn it over, and locate the foot that needs replacement.
  5. Caution: To avoid scratching the case, use caution when using tools to remove and replace the foot.

If any portion of the rubber foot remains on the bottom case, use tweezers or needlenose pliers to carefully remove it.

6. Use a screwdriver to remove the screw and socket from the bottom case.

7. Install the new socket. For the best fit, do not reuse the old socket.

Replacement Note: When replacing the socket, notice the wedge area on the bottom of the socket and the matching wedge area in the bottom case. Position the socket in the bottom case to align the wedge areas. You might need to rotate the socket slightly until it sits flat into the bottom case.

  1. With the socket sitting flat in the bottom case, install the screw.
  2. Before installing the replacement foot, check the shape.

The socket and foot are keyed and may look like one of these: • Socket with three identical openings to match the three identical raised areas on the foot

• Socket with three identical openings and a fourth indented area to match the four raised areas on the foot

  1. Install the matching foot by aligning its textured surface to the open areas in the socket. With gentle even pressure, press the foot onto the socket.
  2. Reassemble and test the computer.

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